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Tips for Disaster Responders: Understanding Historical Trauma When Responding to an Event in Indian Country

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This tip sheet defines historical trauma and describes impacts of historical trauma in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) cultures and communities. The tip sheet also provides tips to help responders prepare to support AIAN communities that have been affected by disasters.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)